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Old 02-26-2011, 06:12 AM   #67
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Originally Posted by MagicHef View Post
That's true. However, even if you halved the cost of the gasoline car, it would still be more expensive than the electric. Also, this is based on gas being $1.50 per gallon. It's more than double that now, so the gasoline car would be even more expensive. I'm not trying to just argue with you, this is just literally the first time I've ever heard anyone say that it would be more expensive to operate an electric car than a gasoline one, so I'm curious.
They're also using electric rates that are 1/3 of what the average US homeowner pays, so I figured it was a wash at best.
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